March 6, 2013

On moving to Seattle…and reviving my camera…

I left the homeland, Australia, in early January. My employer proposed an opportunity of a lifetime, and alas, here I am now in Seattle, the capital […]
March 13, 2013

Backing up all SQL Server user databases to file

The ultimate lazy backup script. I wasn’t feeling to selective about which databases to backup, and I figured, it’d be best to back them all up, […]
March 13, 2013

CASE WHEN “I need to learn more T-SQL” THEN GoogleTheResult() END

One of my favorite recent discoveries in my SQL Server work recently, is the awesome T-SQL “CASE…WHEN…THEN” statement. I can’t describe how much I love this […]
August 28, 2015

Office 365 – Day to Day Migration Commands

Connect to Remote Powershell $UserCredential = Get-Credential $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://outlook.office365.com/powershell-liveid/ -Credential $UserCredential -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection Import-PSSession $Session Create a new move request […]
September 14, 2016

3 Things You Must Do At University (or Things You Didn’t Do and Regret)

I started my university degree as I hit the job market, studying a generic IT degree alongside a generic IT career. I had it pretty lucky; […]
December 22, 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 on Linux

One of the most exciting updates in SQL Server 2016 is the ability to run it on Linux! Currently working on some designs which incorporate SQL […]
January 6, 2017

So you created a Windows Server Failover Cluster on Azure…and now it won’t start

It pays to pay attention to the detail! I created a Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) on a bunch of Windows 2012 R2 virtual machines running […]
January 17, 2017

Don’t follow the instructions

Ever purchased an IKEA flatpack and tried to assemble it yourself? Often, it results in a little bit of cursing, rarely does it work out perfectly […]
May 25, 2017

Lessons Learned Creating TayTayTexts.com

Back in March, the BOQ Hackathon was held in Brisbane, and after reviewing the mentor list, I did some research about what the different mentors brought […]
May 25, 2017

How to Buy Ethereum in Australia with Coinspot

Ethereum is the new Bitcoin, if you choose to believe it. I was recently introduced to Ethereum when I was browsing the Microsoft Azure service catalog […]
June 1, 2017

Ethereum Weekly Roundup – 1st June

The last week can only be described as a nervous twitch for Ethereum. The ETH/USD rate tipped over $200USD, and was quickly met with a sell off, […]
June 7, 2017

Selling Ethereum in Australia

My last post, “Getting Started with Ethereum”, discussed getting started; buying Ethereum, and transferring it to your wallet, using the Ethereum Wallet and CoinSpot to purchase […]
October 25, 2017

Are there still opportunities to invest in Crypto?

You probably missed the boat with BitCoin, Ethereum and all the other crypto coins; we’ve all read about people investing in BitCoin back in 2011, which […]
October 27, 2017

What are ‘altcoins’ and should I buy/sell them in my crypto portfolio?

My journey into crypto started with Ethereum; I had pondered buying in to Bitcoin many times (and regret not doing so, like everyone else) over the […]
November 29, 2017

How to Buy and Sell Bitcoin in Australia with Coinspot

Why are you reading this? You’ve read all the news stories about the success of Bitcoin and how Bitcoin has hit recent highs of $US8,000, $US9,000 and now […]
December 14, 2017

Litecoin – Getting Started – Australia Edition – Buy & Sell Litecoin LTC

Why are you reading this? You’ve read all the news stories about the success of Bitcoin and how Bitcoin has hit recent highs of $US8,000, $US9,000 and now […]
December 18, 2017

Verge – Getting Started – Australia Edition – Buy & Sell Verge XVG

Why are you reading this? You’ve read all the news stories about the success of Bitcoin and how Bitcoin has hit recent highs of $US8,000, $US9,000 and now […]
December 18, 2017

IOTA – Getting Started – Australia Edition – Buy & Sell IOTA MIOTA

Why are you reading this? You’ve read all the news stories about the success of Bitcoin and how Bitcoin has hit recent highs of $US8,000, $US9,000 and now […]
December 29, 2017

TRON / Tronix – Getting Started – Australia Edition – Buy & Sell Tronix TRX

Why are you reading this? You’ve read all the news stories about the success of Bitcoin and how Bitcoin has hit recent highs of $US8,000, $US9,000 and now […]
June 4, 2018

EOS / EOSIO – Getting Started – Australia Edition – Buy & Sell EOS

Why are you reading this? The EOS IO blockchain software was released on June 1st by Block.one You’re Australian and can’t figure out how to buy […]